Single-Session Tickets On Sale for 2019 Skate America Presented by American Cruise Lines
(8/8/19) – Single-session tickets for 2019 Skate America presented by American Cruise Lines are on sale now. Skate America, the first of six stops in the International Skating Union (ISU) Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series, will take place Oct 18-20, 2019 at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas.
Ticket pricing starts at $30 and are available at www.2019skateamerica.com/tickets, the Orleans Arena box office or by calling 1-800-745-3000. Fees may apply. In addition to single-session tickets, fans will also be able to purchase discipline-specific packages.
Skate America will feature three days of action in ladies, men’s, pairs and ice dance. The men’s and pairs short programs are set for Friday, Oct. 18, as well as the rhythm dance and ladies short program. The free skates and free dance for all four disciplines will take place Saturday, Oct. 19. The event concludes Sunday, Oct. 20, with the Skating Spectacular, an exhibition of champions, medalists and invited guests.
The event will be headlined by the United States’ two-time reigning World champion Nathan Chen, Olympian Bradie Tennell, reigning U.S. pairs champions Ashley Cain-Gribble and Timothy LeDuc, and two-time World medalist ice dancers Madison Hubbell and Zachary Donohue. Past Skate America titlists include Chen, five-time World champion and two-time Olympic medalist Michelle Kwan, and Olympic champions Kristi Yamaguchi, Scott Hamilton, Evan Lysacek, and Meryl Davis and Charlie White.
Other stops on the Grand Prix Series include Skate Canada International, Internationaux de France, Cup of China, Rostelecom Cup and NHK Trophy. Skaters earn points throughout the Grand Prix Series to qualify for the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final each December. The 2019 Grand Prix Final will be held Dec. 5-8, in Torino, Italy.
2019 Skate America presented by American Cruise Lines Schedule
Friday, Oct. 18
Ticket Session 1 – Pairs short program and men’s short program
Ticket Session 2 – Rhythm dance and ladies short program
Saturday, Oct. 19
Ticket Session 3 – Pairs free skate and men’s free skate
Ticket Session 4 – Free dance and ladies free skate
Sunday, Oct. 20
Ticket Session 5 – Skating Spectacular
Team USA Lineup at 2019 Skate America presented by American Cruise Lines (subject to change)
Ladies: Karen Chen, Bradie Tennell; TBD**
Men: Jason Brown, Nathan Chen; TBD**
Pairs: Ashley Cain-Gribble/Timothy LeDuc, Haven Denney/Brandon Frazier; TBD**
Ice dance: Christina Carreira/Anthony Ponomarenko, Madison Hubbell/Zachary Donohue; TBD**
International Lineup at 2019 Skate America presented by American Cruise Lines (subject to change)
Ladies: Veronik Mallet (CAN), Wakaba Higuchi (JPN), Kaori Sakamoto (JPN), Mako Yamashita (JPN), Elizabet Tursynbaeva (KAZ), Eunsoo Lim (KOR), Stanislava Konstantinova (RUS), Anna Shcherbakova (RUS), Elizaveta Tuktamysheva (RUS)
Men: Keegan Messing (CAN), Boyang Jin (CHN), Michal Brezina (CZE), Romain Ponsart (FRA), Koshiro Shimada (JPN), Kazuki Tomono (JPN), Junhwan Cha (KOR), Dmitri Aliev (RUS), Roman Savosin (RUS)
Pairs: Ekaterina Alexandrovskaya/Harley Windsor (AUS), Camille Ruest/Andrew Wolfe (CAN), Cheng Peng/Yang Jin (CHN), Daria Pavliuchenko/Denis Khodykin (RUS), Natalia Zabiiako/Alexander Enbert (RUS)
Ice dance: Laurence Fournier Beaudry/Nikolaj Sorensen (CAN), Hong Chen/Zhuoming Sun (CHN), Marie-Jade Lauriault/Romain Le Gac (FRA), Sofia Shevchenko/Igor Eremenko (RUS), Alexandra Stepanova/Ivan Bukin (RUS), Tiffani Zagorski/Jonathan Guerreiro (RUS), Olivia Smart/Adrian Diaz (ESP)